A suspected Fulani woman has slaughtered a 7-year-old girl identified as Juwairiya Auwal inside a hut in Jos Museum, Plateau State.
According to reports, the incident happened on Saturday when Juwairiya and her elder sister, Fatima Auwal, went out as usual to hawk brooms around Tudun OC in Rikkos community, Jos north local government area of the state.
Narrating how her younger sister was killed, Fatima said they were hawking when they were accosted a Fulani woman who initially pretended to be a prospective costomer.
The girl said the woman asked them to give her a broom free of charge but they refused. Suddenly, she touched their heads and they found themselves in a hut in the popular Jos Museum.
Fatima said when she opened her eyes she found the elderly woman slaughtering Jumairiya. She managed to escape run out to look for help. She said:
“I ran looking for help, I met a man reading a newspaper and narrate what happened to him, but before we got back to the hut, the old woman had disappeared. The man rushed to the nearest police station and reported the incident.
“The police arrived and picked up the corpse of my sister to Plateau State Specialist Hospital. The strange thing is that, my sister was slaughtered, but no trace of her blood on the ground or her body”.
The police released the body to the family and she has since been buried.
It was gathered that the latest incident happened few weeks after a young boy named Faruk Abubakar was slaughtered for ritual purpose by unknown persons in Tudun Fera area of Jos.
Meanwhile, a man is demanding justice for his sister who died after a hospital rejected her and other victims who were hit by a drunk driver in Jos.